Concord University Hosting Pre-Professional And Science Visitation Day

For Immediate Release: 
Nov 13 2017

CONTACT:  Sarah Dalton

Concord University

Office of Advancement

PO Box 1000, Athens, WV 24712

(304) 384-6312,


After 4 p.m.

Office: 304-384-5211

Cell: 304-320-6405





ATHENS, W.Va. – The Concord University College of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Health will host a health professional school career fair and research poster session on Thursday, Nov. 16 in the Jerry and Jean Beasley Student Center Ballroom.


The career fair will begin at 10 a.m. and continue until 2 p.m. At noon a research poster presentation will highlight student research from the Concord community. There is no admission charge.


The career fair will include medical, graduate, pharmacy, physical therapy, and veterinary schools from within West Virginia and neighboring states. Admissions representatives from these schools will be available to answer questions from interested students about entrance into their schools.


Concurrently, the Biology Department will host a Science Visitation Day for high school students. Attendees from local high schools interested in health careers will be given an opportunity to take a tour of Concord, attend an Anatomy and Physiology lecture and the poster session and career fair, and visit with current science students at a science club game night. To attend the science visitation day, please register at


For additional information contact Dr. David Chambers at or 304-384-5239.


Funding for this event is being supplied through a HEPC Rural Health Fellowship Grant. 




Persons with disabilities should contact Nancy Ellison, 1-304-384-6086 or 1-800-344-6679 extension 6086

if special assistance is required for access to an event scheduled by the University on campus.